Foreigners Again Allowed To Run The Pyongyang Marathon – Still Time To Sign-Up

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    Koryo Tours has updated their site with the information that, as of today, foreigners are again allowed to run the Pyongyang Marathon. Last week, the announcement had been made that visas would not be issued for the foreigner runners to participate in the April marathon. In fact, visas have not been issued since last fall – concerns about Ebola or something along those lines. Here are some of the tour groups that have marathon tours: Tour Companies Offering Marathon Packages: koryo tours young pioneer tours uri tours Some of them are still accepting applications for another week or so, if anyone is interested. Should You Run It? There is no question that running in general is a great form of cultural exchange. There are many running for peace efforts that exist across the globe. That being said, North Korea is kind of the poster country for tourism ethics. There are many people with strong opinions on both sides as to whether or not foreigners should go to North Korea and,... The post Foreigners Again Allowed To Run The Pyongyang Marathon – Still Time To Sign-Up appeared first on Running with Miles.

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